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Austria makes Covid vaccination mandatory in EU first

Austria's parliament on Thursday approved making COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory for adults from next month, becoming the first European country to do so despite a wave of protests opposing the measure.

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German leaders plan crackdown on unjabbed to tackle COVID surge

German leaders including Chancellor Angela Merkel and her designated successor Olaf Scholz are expected to approve a de-facto "lockdown for the unvaccinated" on Thursday to combat surging COVID cases.

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German leaders huddle to finalise emergency COVID plan

Chancellor Angela Merkel and her designated successor Olaf Scholz will meet German regional leaders on Thursday to finalise new measures to tackle surging COVID cases, with compulsory jabs among the options on the table.

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WHO warns of 'toxic mix' as EU chief mulls mandatory COVID jabs

The WHO has issued stern warnings on the dangers of vaccination apathy and the European Union put mandatory jabs on the table as the United States registered its first case of the fast-spreading Omicron strain of the coronavirus.

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